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Great Experiences & Tours™ by Historic Hotels of America offers educational and engaging tours operated by the National Trust Tours to promote enriching experiences and explore the rich cultures of the world, focusing on the art and architecture that has shaped each community. For over forty years, National Trust Tours has been offering inspiring programs that uncover the traditions and unique elements of each culture through thoughtfully-planned expeditions, stimulating lectures and guidance led by expert historians and naturalists, and engaging discourse with the local communities. Select from a variety of Great Experiences & Tours and enjoy a trip of a lifetime.

Special Offer!
Mention Historic Hotels of America when booking your tour and receive three $100 gift certificates, each good toward a $100 refund when you book through and stay for at least two-nights at a Historic Hotels of America hotel.*

To book a journey, please contact our tour VIP desk by calling +1 202 772 8000 or emailing

Featured Great Experiences & Tours

Cruising the Great Lakes aboard Le Champlain
Sep 12, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020

Explore the vast breadth of the Great Lakes during this eight‑day travel program. Enjoy a seven-night, exclusively chartered cruise through all five Great Lakes from Milwaukee to Toronto, visiting fascinating islands and quaint towns rich in maritime history and natural splendor.

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Village Life around the Italian Lakes
May 30, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020
May 8, 2021 - May 16, 2021

From the quintessentially Italian city of Como, join a small group of travelers for an immersion in northern Italy’s Lake District this fall. Highlights include a private cruise on Lake Como and expert-guided excursions to Bellagio, Villa del Balbianello, Stresa, and the Borromean Islands. Local residents provide personal perspectives on modern life in the region.

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France's Dordogne Region
May 21, 2020 - May 29, 2020
Apr 29, 2021 - May 7, 2021

Discover Dordogne’s charming villages, medieval castles, and prehistoric treasures through specially arranged excursions on this small-group tour. Cultural immersions include browsing an open-air market, meeting local residents, and attending a traditional folk music and dance performance. Home is the medieval village of Sarlat-la-Canéda

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The Alluring Amalfi Coast
May 24, 2020 - Jun 1, 2020
Jun 7, 2020 - Jun 15, 2020
May 30, 2021 - Jun 7, 2021
Oct 13, 2021 - Oct 21, 2021

The islands of Malta, Sicily, and Capri, as well as Italy’s southern Mediterranean coast, harbor an eclectic mix of cultures. See the Megalithic temples of Malta, the excavated town of Pompeii, and the beauties of the Amalfi Coast. Cruise past the volcanic island of Stromboli; walk through the storied town of Taormina; see one of the world’s best-preserved ancient Greek theaters in Syracuse; and experience Sicily’s highlights in Agrigento’s majestic Valley of the Temples.

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Castles and Collections of the Celtic Isles
Aug 8, 2020 - Aug 16, 2020


Experience the thrill of sailing aboard the elegant tall ship Sea Cloud II with historian and study leader favorite John Meffert. On this round-trip cruise from Dublin, you’ll travel Ireland’s rugged coastline and cross the Irish Sea for visits to dynamic art and history museums, private homes, and charming towns in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and the United Kingdom.

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*Maximum of one $100 certificate may be claimed for a refund with a minimum two night stay booked through following the return of your tour and completion of your hotel stay. The refund will be issued within 45 days of the completion of your stay upon submitting a Great Experiences & Tours $100 refund application. Refund application must be submitted with a copy of your hotel folio receipt, the original confirmation number from your booking on, and the Certificate number issued to you for booking your tour through Historic Hotels of America. Certificates issued are a promotion only valid toward future reservations made through and do not have any cash value. One certificate may be used per room per two night or longer stay at the same hotel. Eligible rates include rates publicly available at time of booking. Reduced rates, rooms included in another travel or tour package, employee rates, advance purchase rates, and certain last minute sale rates are not eligible for this promotion.

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